Driving instructor/driving school instructor licence - application

German Version

General information

The licence to provide practical driving lessons as a driving instructor or theoretical and practical lessons as a driving school instructor can be granted on application.

Data protection

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The applicant must

  • be trustworthy
  • have had a driving licence for the relevant vehicle classes for a minimum of three years
  • have a minimum of three years of driving practice with the relevant vehicles or have one year of driving practice and have completed an instruction seminar
  • have no prior convictions for severe traffic violations
  • have a secondary school leaving certificate or a minimum of five years of experience as a practical driving instructor (only for driving school instructor licence)
  • Required experience: 64 KB PDF (German)


The processing time depends on the extent of the application.


Legal Affairs: Transport and Traffic (MA 65)
1030 Vienna, Ungargasse 33, (entrance Rochusgasse 18)
Fax: +43 1 79514-99-38319
E-Mail: fahrschulen@ma65.wien.gv.at

Contact person
Alfred Hohos
Phone: +43 1 79514-38356

Opening hours: Monday to Friday 7.30 am to 3.30 pm
Public hours: Monday to Friday 8 am to 12 noon
Opening hours on Good Friday, 24 and 31 December from 7.30 am to 12 noon, closed on public holidays.

Documents required

The following documents must be submitted with the application:

  • Two copies of the driving license (both sides)
  • Residence registration certificate (will be obtained by MA 65)
  • Police clearance certificate no older than three months (German) (will be obtained by MA 65)
  • Confirmation of driving practice (by the owner of the vehicles or by persons who can otherwise confirm the driving practice)
  • Secondary school leaving certificate (send both the original (will be returned) and one copy) or employer's confirmation of work as driving instructor (for driving school instructor only)


  • Application fee: EUR 47.30
  • Granting fee: EUR 83.60
  • EUR 3.90 for each enclosure (no more than EUR 21.80)
  • Administrative fees between EUR 21.80 and EUR 65 depending on the extent of the licence granted
  • Licensing fees: minimum of EUR 39.50 depending on the extent of the licence granted

The fees can be paid by bank transfer (see payment information in the decision).

Alternatively, you can deposit the fees at the cash desk in the Municipal District Office for the 3rd district (Karl-Borromäus-Platz 3), where you can either pay in cash or by bank card.

Billing and payment (German)
For any questions regarding payment, please contact: Municipal Department 6 - Accounting Department 40 (German).


Online-application: Driving instructor/driving school instructor licence (German)

The written application can be submitted with the application form, in person, by post, by fax: +43 1 79514-99-38319 or by e-mail post@ma65.wien.gv.at.

Further information

Please note: Please submit your documents via e-mail or fax to reduce the workload of the authorities.

Vienna Economic Chamber - Fachgruppe der Kraftfahrschulen (German)

Homepage: Legal Affairs: Transport and Traffic (MA 65) (German)